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EU Passes New Trade Rules Expected to Benefit Cambodia

The European Union on Thursday approved new trade rules that will significantly increase the amount of Cambodian products receiving duty-free status and provide a...

France Telecom Reportedly Shows Interest in Cambodian Investment

With telecommunications companies saying they expect buyouts and mergers soon within the sector, France Telecom, one of the largest telecommunications firms in the world,...

Entrepreneur Week Shows Need for Networking, Ideas

Chy Sila has traveled to Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Japan and Israel, among other countries, trying to find new ideas for businesses and new ways...

SMEs Have Difficulty Obtaining Credit

Small- and medium-sized enterprises often struggle to obtain loans needed for expansion, as such businesses frequently lack accepted collateral and quality bookkeeping and are...

Jailed Journalist Walks Free With Slashed Sentence

More than a year after he was swiftly detained, charged, tried and convicted by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on a disinformation charge, 41-year-old...

Jailed Journalist Freed After Sentence Halved

More than a year after he was swiftly detained, charged, tried and convicted by the Phnom Penh M­unicipal Court on a disinformation charge, journalist...

As Property Market Recovers, Condos Raise Concerns

Even with signs of price stabilization in the property market, some in the real estate industry say that, unlike with safer purchases of land,...

Condo Concerns Arise in Property Market Recovery

Even with signs of price stabilization in the property market, some in the real estate industry say that, unlike with safer purchases of land,...

Commerce Makes a Return to Cambodia’s Rails

After decades of disrepair and decay, a 120-km rail line from Phnom Penh to Kampot province officially began transporting freight yesterday in the first...

Angkor Air Under Pressure to Fly to Preah Sihanouk

As the tourism high season begins, the government and private sector are increasing pressure on national carrier Cambodia Angkor Air to extend regular flights...

Agriculture Key to Economic Growth: World Bank

As Cambodia's economy recovers from last year's recession, growth will heavily depend on agriculture and agro-processing expansion while continued diversification and growth in the...

Civil Servant Pay Would Increase 20% in 2011Draft Budget

Civil servant salaries would increase 20 percent under the 2011 draft budget, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday, supplying further details on the draft...

Commerce Returns to Cambodia’s Rails

After decades of disrepair and decay, a 120-kilometer rail line from Phnom Penh to Kampot province officially began transporting freight yesterday in the first...

Gov’t Calls for $2.4 Billion in Spending in 2011

The Council of Ministers yesterday approved the 2011 Budget Draft Law which calls for $2.4 billion in government expenditures next year, an 18 percent...

Gov’t Calls for $2.4 Billion in Spending in ’11 ‘’2011

The Council of Ministers yesterday approved the 2011 Budget Draft Law, which calls for $2.4 billion in government expenditures next year, an 18 percent...

Cham Prasidh Promises Oil Revenue Will Go To The State

Commerce Minister Cham Prasidh pledged on international television Thursday that future government revenues from Cambodia's so-far undeveloped oil industry would go toward the national...

Cambodia’s Debt to US Reaches $445M, US Says Pay Up

Forgiving or reducing Cambodia's approximately $445 million 1970s wartime debt to the US would contradict US debt relief policies and set a "poor precedent,"...

Investors Sour on Land’s Conflicts, Complexities

On paper, Cambodia presents an impressive list of things investors require to succeed in the agriculture sector: a good climate, fertile soil, ample water...

Investors Sour on Land’s Conflicts, Complexities

On paper, Cambodia presents an impressive list of things investors require to succeed in the agriculture sector: a good climate, fertile soil, ample water...

Sam Rainsy Speaks After 10 Year Sentence Handed Down

In his first statements to the public after receiving a 10-year prison sentence from Phnom Penh Municipal Court, SRP president Sam Rainsy yesterday brushed...

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